American poker pro and high roller Phil Ivey still hasn't received the money he won at Crockfords casino (London) in August last year. Ivey, who has 9 WSOP bracelets to his name, won £7.8 million playing Punto Banco at the casino in question and the casino management assured him that the winnings would be transferred to his bank account before August 28th.
Yesterday, after months of negatio[...] Read more » Phil Ivey Sues British Casino
Joined: May '08
Age: 34 (M)
well well well...that's an unexpected ending to the story (oh wait this is not an ending...this probably will drag on for a few more years in courts). i wonder what the final outcome will be: if we had bets on offer- will ivey get his money back or will he stay with empty pockets...and the odds would be evens- i would have a bet on the casino winning the case...
Joined: Nov '12
Age: 50 (M)
I hate to say it but I hope Phil Ivey wins this court case. I mean when someone plays in a casino and loses they sure as hell want their money paid to them. It has to work both ways too. All players should just stop playing there if they will not pay people when they win. What a bunch of bastards.